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razor–backed

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adjective ra·zor–backed \-ˌbakt\

Definition of razor–backed

  1. :  having a sharp narrow back <a razor–backed horse>



1829

First Known Use of razor–backed

1829

Variants of razor–backed

or ra·zor·back play \-ˌbak\

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